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Conferencing… is it for you?

Conferencing… is it for you?  I’ve always been one of those event junkies. Diagnosed a “people addict” in my twenties, (Yep. That’s a thing.) it comes as no surprise to people that I love engagement. One on one, small groups, and even the masses! But, I know many people feel “peopled-out” in our overly busy culture. We are used to being double booked. Now, we even teeter on manic and quadruple booked- too often. I’ve been there. I started two years ago really looking at where I was going, why I was going, and what value I created for others…
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Categories: coaching, event, inspiration, and keynote speaker.

Segregation- Let us STOP it!

Segregation I started Women Ignite International 5 years ago with a vision…and that’s about it. Part of that vision was to support professional women in their success at work- and in their lives. Part of the vision was to make it a community effort- and not about me. And part of the vision was to destroy walls, not build them. (Or enable them) I’m so tired of stereotypes. Judgements. The limits we place on each other (and ourselves). We’ve all done it in some way…I know I have. I’m so damn tired of segregating.   seg·re·ga·tion ˌseɡrəˈɡāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the
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Categories: coaching, event, inspiration, and Segregation.


As I work with businesses and organizations, this word is definitely thrown around, a lot. But I don’t think a majority of high level leaders truly grasp it’s meaning, beyond the trendiness of saying it like you mean it. What it is not. It’s not acting like you care, or are vulnerable, when in fact your ego is still driving 97% of the time. It’s not once and a while having a token meeting with team members to let them speak their minds, only to patronize them with little information back, and little implementation of their ideas. It’s not dripping
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Categories: coaching, inspiration, and transparency.